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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Friday, May 23, 2014 at 6:28:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 26%

Previous phaseThird QuarterWednesday, May 21, 2014 at 1:01 PM
Next phaseNew MoonWednesday, May 28, 2014 at 6:42 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, May 23, 2014 at 18:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 42' North, Longitude: 157° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.90 meters/second, 1612.4 km/hour, 1001.9 miles/hour or 870.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.9"16.70 miWest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 miNorth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 29' 58.4"1001.84 miWest0° 11' 02.5"12.64 miNorth1001.84 mi
24 hours11° 59' 37.8"828.71 miEast4° 17' 07.7"294.47 miNorth877.37 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiSat 8:28 AM114 km71 miles62 nmSoutheast SE
FakaofoSat 7:28 AM1985 km1233 miles1072 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluFri 8:28 AM2060 km1280 miles1112 nmNorth N
Baker IslandFri 6:28 AM2080 km1293 miles1123 nmWest W
ApiaSat 7:28 AM2381 km1480 miles1286 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteFri 8:28 AM2419 km1503 miles1306 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaFri 8:28 AM2654 km1649 miles1433 nmSouth S
AlofiFri 7:28 AM2740 km1702 miles1479 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiSat 6:28 AM2824 km1755 miles1525 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaSat 6:28 AM3235 km2010 miles1747 nmWest W

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